Our Staff

Omakau School

Tracy Richmond


Tracy Richmond has extensive experience as Principal at Omakau School. Tracy teaches in the senior class focusing on music, science, Inquiry, sticks & stones and general EOTC (Education Outside The Classroom) activities.

Tracy is available in the office Monday - Thursday 9am -11:10am.

Margaret-Ann Taylor

Principal Release Teacher

Margaret-Ann is an experienced teacher who is the Principal Release Teacher in the senior class.

Margaret-Ann joined the staff at the beginning of 2019.

Vicki Curzon


Vicki joined our staff in 2016 from Musselburgh School in Dunedin. She provides a warm, caring and supportive environment for our new entrants and younger pupils. Vicki works hard to ensure transitions to school are smooth and students and parents feel happy and relaxed.

Vicki also leads literacy learning in the school.

Trina Armstrong


Trina is an experienced teacher who joined our staff in 2018.

Trina teaches our middle class and is also our lead teacher in mathmatics and runs our ALiM (Accelerated Learning in Mathmatics) programme each year.

Wanda Jaggard

Support Teacher

Wanda is with us for Terms 3 & 4 2019 as a Support Numeracy/Literacy Teacher in our middle and senior classes.

Angela Goodwin

Office Manager

Angela has worked for a number of years at Omakau School. She is the friendly face you will see when you visit the school office. She is also our school librarian working 2 hours a week in this role. Angela is able to assist with most enquiries so is always a great place to start when you need information.

Angela works Monday-Thursday 8:00am – 3:30pm.

Support Staff

Adam Rubie School Caretaker

Pool Caretaker

Tracey Woodhouse Cleaner

Pauline Huddleston Becks Bus Driver

Tania Turner Matakanui Bus Driver